Nakhon Si Thammarat Province

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Nakhon Si Thammarat province

จังหวัดนครศรีธรรมราช
From left to right, top to bottom : Nakhon Si Thammarat City Wall, Wat Phra Mahathat, Nakhon Si Thammarat Stadium, Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport, Nakhon Si Thammarat railway station
Banner o Nakhon Si Thammarat province
Banner
Official seal of Nakhon Si Thammarat province
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Mueang Khon (Thai: เมืองคอน)
Map of Thailand highlighting Nakhon Si Thammarat province
Map of Thailand highlighting Nakhon Si Thammarat province
Coordinates: 8°25′7″N 99°57′49″E / 8.41861°N 99.96361°E / 8.41861; 99.96361Coordinates: 8°25′7″N 99°57′49″E / 8.41861°N 99.96361°E / 8.41861; 99.96361
CountryThailand
CapitalNakhon Si Thammarat
Govrenment
 • GovernorKraisorn Wisitwong
(since October 2020)[1]
Area
 • Total9,943 km2 (3,839 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 18th
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total1,560,433
 • RankRanked 8th
 • Density157/km2 (410/sq mi)
 • Density rankRanked 26th
Human Achievement Index
 • HAI (2017)0.5687 "average"
Ranked 55th
Time zoneUTC+7 (ICT)
Postal code
80xxx
Calling code075
ISO 3166 codeTH-80
Websitewww.nakhonsithammarat.go.th

Nakhon Si Thammarat (aften in short Nakhon, Thai: นครศรีธรรมราช) is ane o the soothren provinces (changwat) o Thailand, at the eastren shore o the Gulf o Thailand. Neighborin provinces are (frae sooth clockwise) Songkhla, Phatthalung, Trang, Krabi an Surat Thani.

The name o the province derives frae its Pali-Sanskrit name Nagara Sri Dhammaraja (Ceety o the Sacred Dharma King), which in Thai pronunciation becomes Nakhon Si Thammarat.


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "ประกาศสำนักนายกรัฐมนตรี เรื่อง แต่งตั้งข้าราชการพลเรือนสามัญ" [Announcement of the Prime Minister's Office regarding the appointment of civil servants] (PDF). Royal Thai Government Gazette. 137 (Special 194 Ngor). 16. 24 August 2020. Retrieved 13 Apryle 2021.
  2. Advancing Human Development through the ASEAN Community, Thailand Human Development Report 2014, table 0:Basic Data (PDF) (Report). United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Thailand. pp. 134–135. ISBN 978-974-680-368-7. Retrieved 17 Januar 2016, Data has been supplied by Land Development Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, at Wayback Machine.[deid airtin]
  3. "รายงานสถิติจำนวนประชากรและบ้านประจำปี พ.ศ.2561" [Statistics, population and house statistics for the year 2018]. Registration Office Department of the Interior, Ministry of the Interior (in Thai). 31 December 2018. Archived frae the original on 14 Juin 2019. Retrieved 20 Juin 2019.
  4. Human achievement index 2017 by National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), pages 1-40, maps 1-9, retrieved 14 September 2019, ISBN 978-974-9769-33-1
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